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Technology and culture in Greek and Roman antiquity

S. Cuomo

Technology and culture in Greek and Roman antiquity

by S. Cuomo

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Greece -- History -- To 1500,
  • Technology -- Rome -- History,
  • Technology and civilization -- History -- To 1500

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSerafina Cuomo.
    SeriesKey themes in ancient history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT16 .C78 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17178580M
    ISBN 109780521810739, 9780521009034
    LC Control Number2007008985

    Ancient Greek Civilization Scope: The Greeks enjoy a special place in the construction of western culture and identity. Much of what we esteem in our own culture derives from them: democracy, epic poetry, lyric poetry, tragedy, history writing, philosophy, aesthetic taste, all of these and many other features ofFile Size: 1MB.   We access Greek and Roman scientific ideas mainly through those texts which happen to survive. By concentrating only on the ideas conveyed, we may limit our understanding of the meaning of those ideas in their historical context. Through considering the diverse ways in which scientific ideas were communicated, in different types of texts, we can uncover otherwise hidden meanings and more fully.

    As Greco-Roman culture grew, the relationships each city and realm had with one another also developed and changed. In Classical Antiquity: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Greece and Rome and How These Civilizations Influenced Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia, you will discover topics such as. A Blind Poet from Ionia; Pythagoras; Athens /5(13). May 7, - Explore aleccunningham's board "Roman Technology" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Roman technology, Roman and Ancient rome pins.

    Table of Contents. This compact booklet is part of the series “Historical Perspectives on Technology, Society, and Culture” whose ten titles (to date) cover a broad chronological and geographical range (e.g. classical antiquity, Ming China, Ottoman Empire, military-industrial complex). The series aims to “address technology in its social and cultural context” and is directed at. Technology is here understood in the widest sense of the word: it includes building materials and techniques, technical procedures and products, but also information technologies such as writing and calculating, coinage, medicine and military technology. Greco-Roman antiquity offers an ideal testing ground for understanding technological change.


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A more fitting book title, therefore, could have been “The Culture of Technology in Greek and Roman Antiquity.” Cuomo works under the premise that attitudes towards technology are an aspect that cannot be separated from technology itself. Greek techne and its Latin equivalent ars are pervasive (1).

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Roman technology is the collection of techniques, skills, methods, processes, and engineering practices which supported Roman civilization and made possible the expansion of the economy and military of ancient Rome ( BC – AD). The Roman Empire was one of the most technologically advanced civilizations of antiquity, with some of the more advanced concepts and inventions forgotten.

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The culture of Greece has evolved over thousands of years, beginning in Minoan and later in Mycenaean Greece, continuing most notably into Classical Greece, through the influence of the Roman Empire and its successor the Byzantine cultures and states such as the Frankish states, the Ottoman Empire, the Venetian Republic and Bavarian and Danish monarchies have also left their.

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